Make the most of your vacation with a shore and land excursion that appeals to your interests. Knowledgeable, professional guides lead all excursions and offer special insights into the culture, history, wildlife, and geology of each destination. Discover first-hand how islanders went about the business of growing, harvesting and refining sugar in 18th century Barbados. Take an invigorating mush across a snow-covered glacier aboard an Alaskan dogsled. Or stroll through the maze of tiny streets in Mykonos, the birthplace of Apollo.
Touring by 4X4 vehicle allows you to explore areas of Malta, not visited by tourists and some beautiful parts of Maltese countryside. Join 4X4 tour where safari leader/driver points out locations & landscapes during drive. All vehicles are brought to Pinto Wharf where you'll depart & proceed to northern part of Malta. Continue on Mellieha, drive past Red Tower towards Anchor Bay & Golden Sands for possible swim stop. Proceed with drive to Mgarr and Fomm ir-Rih with photo stop at Dingli Cliffs. Drive towards Ghar Lapsi & Blue Grotto. Return to port via Marsaxlokk, time permitting. Note: excursion involves steep ascents & descents. See full description for important & complete notes.
Meet your driver as guide at the pier and board your 4WD vehicle. Leaving Ponta Delgada behind, you will drive past small villages, vineyards and fields of tobacco and tea. Travel old tracks and steams as you head into the islands mountain interior a landscape of rugged lava outcrops, indigenous forest and meadows lined with colorful hydrangeas.
Leaving the pier by jeep, this tour takes you inland to one of the most beautiful forest areas of the island. This tour will take you to explore the best examples of protected environment and natural vegetation hidden by the mountains of this volcanic origin island.
OVERVIEW: This tour offers a combination of asphalt and off roading with seaside and mountain sceneries. You'll start in Boka Bay, through the town of Kotor, and travel up to the peaks of the mountain of Lovcen, one of four national parks in Montenegro. HIGHLIGHTS: Stop for a photo opportunity of an authentic Montenegrin site in Dolovi. Visit Njegusi to see the well-preserved folk architecture. NOTES: Guests must be able to walk approximately 0.25 mile. This tour is not suggested for guests with back problems. All the vehicles are driven by the professional drivers.
This excursion is a nice combination of a city highlight tour featuring sites such as the university building, the new market and the Holy Cross Convent and rural Mecklenburg. After your exploration of the city center, drive towards the strawberry barn in the village of Roevershagen. The "Strawberry Barn", which is an arts and crafts center serves also as our venue for a refreshment stop.
Important: Please remember you have up to 4 days prior to your sail date to purchase your regular shore excursions online. If you are within the 4 days, you will then need to purchase your shore excursions onboard; land excursions would need to be purchased directly through your Tour Director on the land portion of the Alaska Cruisetour. For example, if you are sailing on October 18, you can make Shore & Land Excursion purchases online until October 13.